Winter 2019

Celebrations and Familiar Faces

Mark your calendars for a reception at the American Society of Nutrition meeting in Baltimore this June.

This fall, my fellow alumni of the Frances Stern program and I honored Frances Stern’s legacy and celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Frances Stern Nutrition Center. Alumni, faculty, and friends gathered at events in Washington, D.C., and Boston to reminisce and commemorate the occasion.

The Friedman School also celebrated its fortieth anniversary this fall, and presented the inaugural Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy. The award honors those who have embodied Mayer’s pursuit of a healthier world.

Annual receptions at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in Washington, D.C., the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego, and the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting in Boston brought together alumni and friends. Please mark your calendars for a reception at the American Society of Nutrition meeting in Baltimore this June.

If you have any ideas or feedback about the Alumni Association, feel free to contact me at I look forward to seeing you at the Gershoff Symposium and Alumni Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 26.

Grace Phelan, N05
President, Friedman School Alumni Association


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